Jogakbo - The Art of Wishing Happiness

About Jogakbo - The Art of Wishing Happiness

Jogakbo, patchwork bojagi, was made with leftover fabric remnants from other projects. Using Korean traditional techniques such as Gamchimjil, Settam Sangchim and Ssamsol, Youngmin will teach basic jogakbo construction in this class. Bojagi construction involves hand stitching, which can be very relaxing. While working on your bojagi, wish for the happiness and well-being of the recipient of your finished bojagi.

During the class, Youngmin will show you how to use many small pieces of fabrics to create a geometric patterned bojagi. The finished project will have a unique composition of different shapes, lines and texture.

This class is limited to 25 students.

Class Materials Needed

Class Supplies:
Basic sewing tools such as needle, thread, pins
Cutting mat (12”x18) and rotary cutter (28mm)
Omni grid rulers
Hera marker, Bone folder, or other fabric marking tool.
Fabric: 3-5 colors of plain woven medium weight to light weight cotton, linen, or ramie.

Age Range

16 and up


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The class will meet for two daily 120-min live online sessions at 2 pm ET | 11 am PT | 18:00 UTC on the schedule below. The first session is on March 25.
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Enrolled students receive 30-day access to the video recordings of the classes.

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT
Jogakbo - The Art of Wishing Happiness
Youngmin Lee

How It Works

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Youngmin Lee

Youngmin Lee

Youngmin Lee is a textile artist who uses bojagi tradition and techniques to create her work. Her interest in textiles led her to study Clothing and Textile in college and received an MFA in Fashion Design in South Korea. She has researched bojagi making and techniques and endeavors to apply her findings to both traditional and contemporary art.

MAFA - The MidAtlantic Fiber Association

MAFA - The MidAtlantic Fiber Association

The MidAtlantic Fiber Association (MAFA) represents and supports a community of fiber arts guilds in the greater Mid-Atlantic region.

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